Entries by Maggie Vlahovic

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Smokin’ Hot at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

2015 brings an exciting new opportunity for us at Prospect Park—at the L.A. Times Festival of Books this weekend, we’ll be joining our friends at Kaya Press, Writ Large Press, and the USC Creative Writing Department in sharing the Smokin’ Hot Indie Lit Lounge, which is (other than the fabled Green Room) the hippest place to […]

Exciting Author Panels at Literary Orange 2015

  We are happy to announce that three of Prospect Park Books’ very own authors will be appearing at Literary Orange 2015 on April 11th at the Irvine Marriott. The literary event’s highlights include literary panels, keynote speakers, and book signings. The day offers attendees the opportunity to listen and engage with a variety of authors, learn […]

Christopher Noxon at Skylight Books

L.A.’s most talked-about Plus One, Christopher Noxon, will be in conversation with Joel Stein (humorist and Time columnist) at Skylight Books on Thursday night. Christopher will read a bit from his new novel, Plus One, and the men will discuss modern marriages, family life, writing, being married to famous women, and more. Singer/songwriter Eliza Noxon (yes, Christopher’s daughter) will kick off the evening with a song.

Drink: LA at The Red Door

 Drink: LA at The Red Door Join Drink: LA at The Red Door on Thursday, December 4 from 7-8pm to sample cocktails from one of LA’s best beverage providers, meet the Drink: LA editors, and pick up signed copies of the book just in time for your holiday gift-giving needs! Enjoy special drink prices- buy […]

Jennie Cook’s Holiday Appetizer Cooking Class

 Join esteemed caterer, chef, and cookbook author- Jennie Cook and New School of Cooking for a one of a kind cooking class on November 19th from 7-8pm.Jennie Cook is the owner of Jennie Cook’s Catering and Plant-Based Parties and has built a 30-year career as a Los Angeles caterer and restauranteur. Each guest will enjoy […]

Drink & See LA at the Future Studio Gallery

Drink: Los Angeles & 100 Not So Famous Views of L.A. at Future Studio Gallery   We’re happy to announce the celebration of two great L.A. books, Drink: Los Angeles and 100 Not So Famous Views of L.A., with drinks—cocktails and wine from the Greyhound and coffee from G&B—and a showing of some of Barbara Thomason’s now-famous paintings, all on Highland […]

Vulture Verses wins 2014 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Book Honor Award

We are happy to announce that Vulture Verses: Love Poems for the Unloved has won the California Reading Association’s 2014 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Book Honor Award.  The Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Awards highlight outstanding nonfiction to help teachers, librarians, and parents to pick for their students and children. Currently, author Diane Lang is working on Fur, Feather, […]

Auntie Em Cooks for Voices of LA Festival

On September 14th, our very own Terri Wahl, author of the Auntie Em’s Cookbook, will be doing a cooking demonstration on the food stage during the Voices of LA Culminating Festival, which celebrates the global cultures that are part of Los Angeles. This free event features chefs chosen by Evan Kleiman of KCRW’s Good Food, as well […]

Four Great Gift Books for Fall

It may be 96 degrees here in Pasadena, but the kids heading back to school tell us that fall is in the air. And for us, fall means one thing: new books. Our upcoming roster of four fall titles range from a richly photographed German-Californian cookbook, to a sly little humor book, to a gorgeous collection […]